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Date: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Date: 1916-09-08 

Description: Sisters Alma, in dark glasses, and Tessa (Clara Theresa) Schmidt aboard the "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. Both women are wearing long white dre...

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Ernst Schmidt

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) sits in front of a homemade teepee wearing an elaborate costume of feathers and furs. He is holding a club in his right hand.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen, with his son Edward, poses next to a dragon that he created for his sons at Black Point Estate.

Date: 1944-07-12 

Description: Henry Bartholomay, Jr. and his wife, Clara Seipp Bartholomay pose at the corner of the screened porch at their summer home on the occasion of their fiftiet...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen sits in the doorway of a toy teepee playing with his sons Conrad, left, and Edward, dressed in Indian costumes. Edward wields a toy...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A group of nine women pose with Charles Wacker, center, on "A Sunday Afternoon - about 1914" on the lawn at Black Point. The individuals are identified, fr...

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Tour Hostesses

Date: 1969-07-31 

Description: Left to right, Zika Bakieff Petersen, Gladys Zimmerman, and Alma Schmidt Petersen pose with the dog, Bamboo, on the porch at Black Point Estate. The three...

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Mammie and Kate

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, sitting outdoors in a wicker chair, holding her infant daughter Catherine Bartholomay o...

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Family Orchestra

Date: 1938 

Description: Descendants of Conrad Seipp comprise an orchestra which performed a concert as part of the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the construction of t...

Date: 1969 ca.

Description: Possibly the officers of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Junior National Association of the Deaf sitting in front of the historical marker documenting Wiscons...

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Boathouse

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from end of pier towards three boys posing in the water of Geneva Lake in front of the boathouse at Black Point Estate. A woman observes from the narr...

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Grain Binding

Date: 1944 

Description: Young Ralph and Richard Quinney pose for a picture while they cut grain by themselves for the fist time. View includes a grain binder, a tractor and their...

Date: 1932-06-28 

Description: J.C. Nisbet, an editor at Hoard's Dairyman magazine, uses a rasp to trim a calf's hoof as part of his demonstration at the Walworth County 4-H Club...

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Raising the Flag

Date: 1932 

Description: Two unidentified girls pose holding an American flag at base of a flagpole at Lauderdale Lake School. There is a large barn in the background and a car is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cabinet card of an African American man, wearing a formal suit, standing next to a young girl mounted side saddle on a pony. She is reading a book and has...

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The Whiting House

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View from water over boats towards the four-story wood frame Second Empire style Whiting House Hotel standing on the lake shore at Lake Geneva. Several set...

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Albert Madlener

Date: 1916-08 

Description: Albert Fridolin Madlener (1868-1947) poses on the small sailboat "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. He is wearing a cap, summer slacks, a long-sleev...

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